Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 799.5
Signs and symptoms involving cognition
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 6 ICD-9-CM codes below 799.5 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
799.5 Excludes
  • amnesia (780.93)
  • amnestic syndrome (294.0)
  • attention deficit disorder (314.00-314.01)
  • late effects of cerebrovascular disease (438)
  • memory loss (780.93)
  • mild cognitive impairment, so stated (331.83)
  • specific problems in developmental delay (315.00-315.9)
  • transient global amnesia (437.7)
  • visuospatial neglect (781.8)
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